Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome (A Harvest Book)


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  • ASIN: 0156031957

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At ages nineteen and twenty-two, respectively, Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz shared their innermost thoughts, feelings, hopes, and dreams, their lifelong friendshipu2014and their experiences growing up with Down syndrome. Their frank discussion of what mattered most in their livesu2014careers, friendships, school, sex, marriage, finances, politics, and independenceu2014earned Count Us In numerous national awards, including the EDI Award from the National Easter Seal Society. More important, their wit, intelligence, candor, and charm made a powerful and inspirational statement about the full potential of people with developmental disabilities, challenging prevailing stereotypes.

Now, thirteen years later, the authors discuss their lives since thenu2014milestones and challenges, developments expected and unexpectedu2014in a new afterword.

  • Author:
    • 0: Jason Kingsley
    • 1: Mitchell Levitz
  • EANList:
    • EANListElement: 9780156031950
  • Edition: Edition
  • ItemDimensions:
    • Height: 800
    • Length: 500
    • Weight: 47
    • Width: 56
  • Languages:
    • Language: Array
  • ListPrice:
    • Amount: 1495
    • CurrencyCode: USD
    • FormattedPrice: $14.95
  • PackageDimensions:
    • Height: 56
    • Length: 800
    • Weight: 67
    • Width: 500